35 Theme Parks to explore in England
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. The area now called England was first inhabited by modern humans during the Upper Paleolithic period but takes its name from the Angles, a Germanic tribe deriving its name from the Anglia peninsula, who settled during the 5th and 6th centuries. England's economy is one of the largest and most dynamic in the world, with an average GDP per capita of £28,100 or $36,000.
Adventure Wonderland is a family theme park situated in the village of Hurn, near Bournemouth, United Kingdom. The park offers rides and attractions aimed at families with children up to the age of 12. A wide range of outside rides and attractions are open daily including family favorites such as Jungle Falls, Battle Boats, Wild Bill's Runaway Train, and the Turbo Teacups.
One of the beautifuThe indoor waterpark located in the heart of Staffordshire. It is home to high-speed water slides and interactive play areas. In the summer months, the Alton Towers Waterpark extends to an outdoor pool area. Enjoy the Bubbly Wubbly bubble pool and Flash Floods flume ride – perfect for those scorching summer days in the sun!
The UK’s most exciting Aqua Park featuring the largest collection of bespoke big impact water obstacles. Recently the park has doubled in size and stretched to over 36 new obstacles. The park features climbing walls, trampolines, balance bards, rockers, rollers and some of the UK's biggest splashtastic jumps and slides.
Blackgang Chine is the oldest amusement park in the United Kingdom, having opened in the 1840s, Set on the cliff tops, with stunning sea-views, and filled with an eclectic mix of attractions, magical theme worlds, and exciting rides, you’ll find something for all the family at Blackgang Chine.
Brean Leisure Park is an amusement park in the coastal resort of Brean, near Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset, England. The park covers an area of 200 acres. With Brean Splash Waterpark & Gym , Brean Golf Club , Brean Play , The Tavern and Bucket & spade and Brean Theme Park, entertainment venues and a wide variety of eateries and restaurants you and the family will be spoilt for choice.
Congo River Rapids is an exciting whitewater rafting expedition. Climb aboard and enjoy a refreshing splash – or get seriously soaked. This expedition will send you twirling down a racing river through Congo. It features twin waterfalls, and rafts pass between the two waterfalls.
A Park that caters for the whole family from the smallest children to parents and grandparents alike, Crealy Theme Park & Resort has over 200 animals, 75,000 square feet of undercover play and extensive outdoor adventure areas for guests to explore.
Diggerland is the UK’s most unique construction-themed adventure park where children and adults can drive, ride and operate earth-moving machinery in a safe and family friendly environment. Diggerland also has a team, The Dancing Diggers, which operates every other year and features large diggers doing stunts. In 2017, they performed at several county fairs, including the Royal Bath and West Country Show.
Diggerland is The Ultimate Adventure UK Theme Park Experience where children and adults alike can ride, drive and operate REAL diggers, dumpers and other full- size construction machinery. It is the perfect destination for action, fun and thrill packed family days out.
Drayton Manor Theme Park is home to a variety of exciting attractions with roller coasters, a zoo, and Thomas Land. It is the fourth-largest amusement park in the UK by land area at 280 acres. The park is also home to Thomas Land and Drayton Manor Zoo, home to over 100 animals, including Red pandas, Eurasian lynx, Sumatran tigers and a variety of monkeys and gibbons. It was one of the iconic attractions in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.
Dreamland was one of the UK’s best-loved amusement parks. Considered to be the oldest surviving theme park in Great Britain. it is home to lovingly restored vintage rides, as well as an outdoor event space big enough to attract huge names such as Gorillaz. The number of amusements at the park increased during the 1960s and 1970s, and in 1981 the site was sold to the Dutch Bembom brothers, who renamed it "Bembom Brothers White Knuckle Theme Park". The name remained until it reverted to Dreamland
Fantasy Island is a family amusement park in Ingoldmells on the East Coast of England. Opened in 1993, it sits in a busy spread of holiday parks. Enjoy exhilarating rides and roller coasters that are sure to test even the bravest thrill-seekers’ nerves. With fun for all the family, Fantasy Island is guaranteed to have everyone laughing and smiling.
Flambards Theme Park in Helston, Cornwall is a great family day out with plenty of great things to do. The theme park itself boasts the best thrill rides in Cornwall with its famous Hornet Roller coaster, Canon River Log Flume, mighty Thunderbolt and amazing Extreme Force. The Victorian Village Experience is a fantastic full size reconstruction of a typical Victorian Village with 50 shops and homes to wonder around you can really experience how life would have been.
Flamingo Land is a theme park, zoo, and resort located in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, England, set in 375 acres of picturesque North Yorkshire countryside, Flamingo Land Resort creates a truly unforgettable experience for guests of all ages. It has Yorkshire’s favourite Zoo, plus a fully featured Resort Village, this unique destination provides great days out, fantastic short-breaks and truly memorable holidays!
Funland Amusement Park offers a variety of attractions indoors and out, so whatever the weather, rain or shine, there is always plenty to do.The park is a typical funfair-styled park with the rides mainly being travelling rides from various independent funfair operators, with some rides sourced from other amusement parks.
Go Ape! is an outdoor adventure company that runs tree top ropes courses under the names Tree Top Challenge, Tree Top Adventure, and Zip Trekking, as well as ground-based Forest Segway Safaris. A one-hour treetop exploration for adventurers over 1m. Climb the stairs to the canopy where you'll find a network of crossings and platforms to follow on your journey through the forest.
Gulliver's Kingdom is a beautiful theme park located in the edge of the Peak District National Park with thrilling rides and amazing attractions. The park was originally created by Ray Phillips as a model village for his young children to enjoy, and it is close to the site of the Victorian Switchback rollercoaster ride.
Gulliver's Theme Park Resorts are designed especially for families, discover a huge selection of rides, attractions and magical short break holidays. The resort has great facilities and secure accommodation ranging in themes and styles. The themed area gives children the opportunity to experience JCB themed rides and attractions.
Gulliver's World children's theme park resort in Warrington, Cheshire is specially designed for families and children aged between the years of 2 and 13. The largest of the three Gulliver’s parks to date, spanning 80 acres. It is located midway between the cities of Manchester and Liverpool and also features a Splash Zone mini indoor waterpark, Blast Arena, and the first Gulliver’s Hotel.